Entries Tagged as 'Callery Pear'

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Eastern and Western Dogwoods

This spring has been an amazingly beautiful one florally. Usually during most springs on the east coast one sees the magnolia trees burst forth in bloom; but very shortly after they open there is a deadly frost that kills all the flowers. So what were once beautiful magnolias trees are now laden with frozen, brown […]

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

How Invasive Plants Came Here

In the last post, TheGardenLady explained the problems caused by invasive plants – that is, plants that have come into the environment and take over the native plants’ environments, eventually choking out the native plants.  In this post, TheGardenLady explains how invasive plants came to this country. Some invasive species came accidentally in ship ballast, […]